National Jeweler Network



JFC pledges $100K to help children with Ebola

Jewelers for Children announced Wednesday that is has made a $100,000 donation to the Ebola Children’s Relief Fund, which Save the Children has put together to support efforts in combating the worldwide outbreak of the deadly virus.  


Blue Nile adds another brand, Zac Posen

Fashion designer Zac Posen will sell his new collections of engagement rings and fine jewelry on Blue Nile beginning next month. 


Yoko London’s modern pearl pieces move to Bergdorf

Yoko London is expanding in the United States, a market that CEO Michael Hakimian said is rapidly becoming the brand’s best. 


JA names 2015 Lifetime Achievement award recipient

Jewelers of America will honor Larry Pelzel, vice president and divisional merchandise manager of precious jewels at Neiman Marcus, with its Gem Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 13th annual Gem Awards in January.


Signet CEO Barnes resigns, replaced by Mark Light

Signet Jewelers Ltd. announced early Tuesday that CEO Mike Barnes has stepped down, citing his “personal desire” to find a job closer to his home and family in Dallas.  


Reeds adds private label program

Retail chain Reeds Jewelers now is offering its customers a private label credit card program through a multi-year agreement inked with Synchrony Financial, formerly GE Capital Retail Finance.  


Latest breach underscores need for cyber security

In the wake of the news that another major retailer saw its customers’ credit card numbers fall into the hands of hackers, National Jeweler offers six tips for preventing a data breach.  


JC Penney taps Home Depot executive as new CEO

J.C. Penney Co. Inc.’s board of directors announced Monday the appointment of Marvin Ellison to president and CEO-designee, effective Nov. 1.